1,801 Home Remedies: Trustworthy Treatments for Everyday Health Problems

1,801 Home Remedies: Trustworthy Treatments for Everyday Health Problems

by Reader's Digest Editors
     
 

You don't have to run to the doctor for every bruise, backache, cut, or cold. Chances are, the solution you need is right at hand. From bee stings to bunions, heat rash to hiccups, warts to wrinkles, here are doctor-approved treatments for more than 100 health complaints—remedies that are easy, safe, clever, and effective. Learn how to use:

  • Peanut butter
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Overview

You don't have to run to the doctor for every bruise, backache, cut, or cold. Chances are, the solution you need is right at hand. From bee stings to bunions, heat rash to hiccups, warts to wrinkles, here are doctor-approved treatments for more than 100 health complaints—remedies that are easy, safe, clever, and effective. Learn how to use:

  • Peanut butter to halt the hiccups
  • Ginger to reduce arthritis pain
  • Tennis balls to stop snoring
  • Zinc to clear your complexion

Plus discover the 20 Top Household Healers, from aloe vera to baking soda to witch hazel to zinc.

Long before the age of high-tech medicine—and health insurance companies—people healed themselves at home using time-tested techniques, many of which are still valuable today. With the help of our board of medical advisors and modern-day scientific research, we've selected the very best herbs, foods, and household healers to help you feel better fast, without expensive drugs and with fewer side effects. This is a book no home should be without.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762104888
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Pages:
448

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